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Dec 10, 2012 10:00am EST
night there was a cia -- there is a documentary about two cia agents killed in washington by middle easterner. the wife said that is dirty money. the fine me raised it to $2 million. they found him and brought him back. he is executed in 2004. how about the united nations doing this? putting a bounty on people. >> there are legal issues. we decided to treat this individual as a criminal. when you are overseas, that maybe what you have to do in order to get these people and bring to justice. i would never have that in u.s. hands -- i would rather have that in u.s. hands. >> i think george washington summed it up best. keep strong american borders and stay out of other countries squabbles. what ever happened to our christian ethics and foundation? >> the biggest change in american foreign-policy since the republic was founded was the creation of nato in 1947. it was the point in time the united states said they would engage in other countries in our national interest. the previous 165 years of american history avoided those kinds of commitments. you can make your own decisions if it w
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 8:00pm EST
. they have a number for some of their devices. host: the cia director has to go to the defense secretary and say, this is how i want to spend my money? guest: the officer of the director of national intelligence that we have had since 2004 is responsible for negotiating the relationship with the secretary of defense. it is a difficult relationship. the department of defense is always tempted to reach into the intelligence of say, why is there another $2 billion over there? let me squeeze you down a little bit. intelligence says, no, don't do that. guest: we have now added more layers of bureaucracy. host: on twitter, remember all of this spending contributes to gdp. cut military spending, and there will be job losses, economic slowdown. guest: every drawdown we have done has involved the decline in employment in the pentagon. in the 1990's, we took 700,000 people in active duty forces. it was bush and clinton who did it. it started under bush in 1989. 300,000 civil servants, down from 1 million at the time. if the bulk of the active duty force structure, the civil service, would have to
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